Fiction / pb / 436pp / November, 2013 /
ISBN:978-088982-278-8
/ $22.95

Four mismatched teens. One act of violence. One nod by each of them to agree it never happened. This raucous yet poignant story of friendship, loss and long-denied regret springs to life in the dying days of high school in a seaside Pacific Northwest town. A popular resident is critically injured while confronting seventeen-year-old Brady...

Fiction / pb / 224pp / November, 2013 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-294-8
/ $19.95

It is 1983. On the streets of Vancouver women’s libbers are marching. In the forests of the northern interior a tapped out logging contractor is slowly going broke. Down the road, on a small stump ranch, Adare and Dave Wilkins face the fact that they have given the best years of their lives to a farm that can never support them. In a tumultuous...

Fiction / pb / 220pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-290-0
/ $18.95

A twelve-year-old African boy named Modou is orphaned when his family dies from AIDS. He leaves his remote village in the Sahel, attaches himself to an African holy man and becomes a beggar in the city. The street smarts he thus gains enable him to survive when he is separated from his mentor. Modou befriends another orphaned boy, Umaru, and...

Fiction / pb / 224pp / November, 2011 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-279-5
/ $21.95

“We were once here” resonates through this collection of short stories set in the small town of Fernie high in the Rocky Mountains. The gossips, the busy bodies, the do-gooders, the miscreants, society high-born and low, they are all here: little Zarah, immigrant girl, Mr. Kenneth Trites Wood, potentate, Ivy Greenleaf, the Reverend’s wife, Andy...

Fiction / pb / 280pp / May, 2011 /
ISBN:978-088982-275-7
/ $21.95

In 1959 Ray and Daisy Cook and their five children were brutally slain in their modest home in the central Alberta town of Stettler. Robert Raymond Cook, Ray Cook’s son from his first marriage, was convicted of the crime, and had the infamy of becoming the last man hanged in Alberta. Forty-six years later, a troublesome character named Louise...